What is the traditional age for marriage? In the Ultra-Orthodox/Hasidic community, boys will traditionally get married between 21 and 25 years of age, after theyve finished their education at a Yeshiva (basically a seminary). Girls will get married anywhere between 18-20 years of age.
Why cant priests get married?
Clerical celibacy is the requirement in certain religions that some or all members of the clergy be unmarried. Clerical celibacy also requires abstention from deliberately indulging in sexual thoughts and behavior outside of marriage, because these impulses are regarded as sinful.
What is a married priest called?
Clerical marriage Clerical marriage is a term used to describe the practice of allowing Christian clergy (those who have already been ordained) to marry. This practice is distinct from allowing married persons to become clergy. Clerical marriage is admitted among Protestants, including both Anglicans and Lutherans.
Are priests allowed to get married?
Throughout the Catholic Church, East as well as West, a priest may not marry. In the Eastern Catholic Churches, a married priest is one who married before being ordained. The Catholic Church considers the law of clerical celibacy to be not a doctrine, but a discipline.